Capital: Port Vila

Population: 260,815 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Vanuatu Vatu (VUV)

Official Language: Bislama, English, French

Unofficial Languages: Other local languages

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Vanuatu, Mixed, and others

Largest Cities: Port Vila, Luganville, Norsup

Main Sport: Football

Political System: Parliamentary Republic

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Father Lini Day (February 21-22)

Custom Chief’s Day (March 5)

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter Monday (March 28)

Labour Day (May 1-2)

Ascension Day (May 5)

Children’s Day (July 24-25)

Independence Day (July 30)

Assumption Day (August 15)

Constitution Day (October 5)

Unity Day (November 29)

Christmas Day (December 25)

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